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CVE-2008-1677 - Antirust Pain

Description

Buffer overflow in the regular expression handler in Red Hat Directory Server 8.0 and 7.1 before SP6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (slapd crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted LDAP query that triggers the overflow during translation to a regular expression.

Reference

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=444712 http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0268.html http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2008-0269.html http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29126 http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020001 http://secunia.com/advisories/30181 http://secunia.com/advisories/30185 https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42332